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Phoenix Eight Immortals

Dancong Oolong

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Regular price $35.00 AUD

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Type: Dancong Oolong Tea
Origin: Phoenix Village, Chaozhou, Guangdong province, China

Floral, Light Toasted Barley, Honey

The area around Chaozhou city is famous for producing Dancong tea, a variety of Oolong that has approximately 18 different aroma sub-varieties, each with its own unique flavour and characteristics. The Phoenix Eight Immortals is classified as a floral type of Phoenix Dancong oolong tea.

This particular batch is a spring tea, produced in May 2021. It has a delicate and crisp aroma of young, fresh, recently blossomed orchids. The rich, velvety smooth texture helps leave a long, lingering floral after-taste.

PREPARATION NOTES

Gaiwan Gong-Fu style (preferred method)

Leaf weight 5g per 60 – 100ml of water
 95 degrees Celsius
 5 – 10 secs per infusion* (up to 10 infusions)

*First infusion is a quick 3 – 5 sec rinse and isn't drunk.
 

Oolong teapot Teapot steep

Leaf weight 5g per 300ml of water
Water temperature 92 degrees Celsius
Time 3mins (good for at least 3 infusions)

Cold brew Cold Brew

Leaf weight 5g per 500ml of water
Water temperature Cold water
Time 10hrs in the fridge


STORAGE

Proper tea storage is super important. Improper storage leads to flat, flavourless and potentially weird tasting tea. So as a rule of thumb, keep your tea leaves in an airtight container (the less air inside the better) and away from heat, light, moisture and strong odours.

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